Drawing I & II

Drawing I

7209

Level 1

Prerequisites - None Open to Grades 9-12

Semester .5 Credit

The primary focus of the drawing class is to teach students how to accurately translate 3- dimensional objects onto a 2-dimensional surface. Students will work in a variety of different materials including pencil, charcoal, and pastel. Students will learn about perspective, line drawing and modeling of forms. Through the projects assigned students will demonstrate an awareness and mastery of the flowing: Contour line drawing, modeling, texture and value studies. Students will also be required to maintain a sketchbook and complete written assignments as part of their coursework. Aesthetic appreciation will also be taught. Students attaining a C or better in this course are eligible to take Drawing II, Illustration I, Painting I and Photography I. This course is strongly recommended for students planning to submit an art portfolio to colleges.

Drawing II

7210

Level 1

Prerequisite - Grade of C or better in Drawing I

Open to Grades 10-12

Semester .5 Credit

In this course students will be encouraged to explore a more creative approach to drawing. The focus will be on interpreting what is seen in more personal ways, portraiture, combining media, or attempting more challenging themes. Students will be required to maintain a sketchbook and complete written assignments as part of their coursework. Aesthetic appreciation will also be taught. Students attaining a B or better in this class are eligible to take Honors Art and AP Studio Art - Drawing This course is strongly recommended for students planning to submit an art portfolio to colleges The lab fee is $10.00 (subject to change).